Rafting-canoe, also called hot dog or airboart is a whitewater sport that is practiced in rivers particular on the Dranse. Solo or duo, it looks like a big inflatable canoe, made of the same material as the rafts for rafting, so they are unsinkable and therefore allow you to navigate without the constraints of rigid plastic kayak (for contact aganst rocks, for example). Equipped with a single paddle and protective

The Dranse is the perfect place for hydrospeed. Well known in Rhône-Alpes, located just above Thonon-les-Bains, it was born from the meeting of 3 rivers from the mountains of Chablais: Dranse of Bellevaux, Dranse of Morzine and Dranse of Abondance. It then flows into Lake Geneva forming a large delta that is now a natural reserve. The 53 hectares of the reserve located east of Thonon-les-Bains offer biodiversity, both wildlife

The Dranse is the perfect place for rafting. Well known in Rhône-Alpes, located just above Thonon-les-Bains, it was born from the meeting of 3 rivers from the mountains of Chablais: Dranse of Bellevaux, Dranse of Morzine and Dranse of Abondance. It then flows into Lake Geneva forming a large delta that is now a natural reserve. The 53 hectares of the reserve located east of Thonon-les-Bains offer biodiversity, both wildlife

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Jul 2014

Beach of Corzent

To the east of Thonon-les-Bains, in the district of Corzent is a small beach that welcomes you throughout the year: the beach of Corzent. It is mainly composed of pebbles, as is all around the lake but large green space will let you lay out your towel and enjoy the sun. A small harbor lets you dock if you have a boat but also allow you to take stunning pictures.

Cailler’s chocolate factory lays at the heart of the Gruyère of Switzerland. It is surrounded by meadows where cows give the milk that make this chocolate so special. A beautiful tour of an hour and a half will walk you through the history of the chocolate and the factory and you will discover all the techniques and products used for their production. Like for instance the very famous cocoa beans.

Located at Pré-la-Joux, near the Fantasticable, the bob-luge will make you discover the sensations of skiing in summer. The slope is over 650m long with 7 turns, you go down the track faster than 7 m/s! Just awesome sensations that reminds us a little bit Bobsleigh. A brake allows you to control your speed and enjoy the descent at your own path. For the toughest, you will be able to

The ski resort of Bernex consists of 20 tracks suited for all levels, green slope like la Pallud to the black slope of Peluaz. For children under 5, a snow rope is available for free. You also have a breathtaking view of the Dent d’Oche, iconic mountain in our region but also on Leman Lake and Mont Blanc. Ski lessons with ESF are available for those wishing to improve. When

The farm of the Walnut was created in 1997 as an extension of GAEC Le Noyer, a traditional farmhouse breeding and milk production. Its purpose is to enable young people passionate about their work and their country to remain working with the ground. With 7 employees today, it thrives while refining the AOC cheeses of our land and preparing traditional meats of Chablais. You will find their products especially on

This is one of the best addresses in the region, in the heart of the village of La Chapelle d’Abondance, the hotel-restaurant Les Cornettes is simply unavoidable. For over five generations, the family Trincaz offers its successful recipe made of a traditional hotel, great mountain cuisine and new trends. A meal at Les Cornette, it is not improvised but is prepared with envy. Book the date and time, be careful

The beach of Excenevex is the only sandy beach of the Leman Lake. Paradise for children, they can enjoy the hot water (25°C) and can walk into water up 200m from the shore and still touch the bottom! In addition, free animations are available all afternoon for the 6-12 years old children. A wide range of water sports are also available in spring and summer: paddleboats, fishing, boat trips, windsurfing,